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.wo forming tl.25 a ytar- ElAILY PHABOS WEDNESDAY, "NOV. 3. 1897. ^ BE»J. T. LOUTBAIB. JOHN W. BABKK8. Louthfiln * BanH-a. TOIIOHB AND PBOPKIITOR8. OF SUBSCRIPTION - Daily ; per month 40 cents: per )d tbe smuraay the Serai-Weekly in advance. Entered at the Loganlport, lDd..p08tofflce as .OCODT class mall matter. as provided by law. OLD Kentuck has returned to her Democratic moorings. Her failure to make pert last year lost the Democrats a senator. IT took the cumolnecf efforts of eve.y corporation In this ccuotry to defeat the Democratic party In 1896^ It likewise required the expenditure or a larger sum of money than was ever before used for such purpose in the history of the world. THE heavy Democratic gain" were made in tbe cities at yesieicUv'* elections. This perhaps means that a good many dwellers In cities have Lot felt the revivifying influence of restored confidence. Confidence will not always provide a meal for the hungry, or work for idle bands. ROBERTA. VANWYCX, who will serve as mayor of New York for a term ol four years, may surprise the people of Greater New York. He may refuse to yield to Boss Croker. During the campaign he maintained a dignified silence. -While Tammaay did not endorse the Chicago platform, it is nevertheless true, that Van- Wyck is a straightforward Democrat nod voted for Bryan for president. THE people don't seem to be wholly satisfied with Kepublican prosperity. The truth about the matter is that tbe little spurt ! of free born American citizens j ' odious.It mu«t. demand and secure the : restoration K' silver to ii.= place as a j competitor of gold in tbe money transactions of tbe world. U must | fijrhr, iue conspiracy to make gold i 1 ne tun matter and all thioas else its -ervantu. New Captain General of Cuba Thinks Pacification of the Island Not Difficult. T Spain. i- Certainly the worst thing Spain could do for herself would be to even hint, officially to the United States Rovtrn- ment her belief that if it (our government) had taken proper measures to suppress filibustering Spain would have been able before this time to put down the Cuban rebellion. Such a subterfuge would be tbe last resort of a sinking na-1 tion, looking desperately for some straw j to catch at and impotently blaming an- j bthur for its own failures There is lit EUPLT OF SPAIN TO UNCLE SAM, tle doubt that such an intimation to us Some More Accurate Extract* from th« Document'Do Xbt Differ Greatly from TVhat Is Already Known —Spain's Attempt to Buy Oeeiui Cruisers Han'Ji- capped by Lack of Ca»h—Death of th« Hero of the Fiff lit at Korke's Drift. Madrid, Nov. 3.—Marshal Blanco, the new captain general of Cuba, has sent to the Spanish goverft- sayir.g he has formed a favorable | opinion regarding the prospects for the pacification of . Cuba. A semi-official £^£ UUUUt. Cuitl' Oli**n iviA »u i/..~.«..-~— — - - j jiin^lll i-ti L1U44 'Ji. -^ — from Spain would cause the long suffer- j nu i e was circulated yesterday inn patience of even the American gov- of n-.ore exact indication of the contents- of rrmnenttOKivoway. The United States J the Spanish note in reply to the commu- iTspent already 52,000,000 to suppress ! nication of the United States on the .ub- American filibustering expeditions to Cuba. The executive department^ of our j ^^"'j^g" of the latest note to the United States. It concludes with the as- ject of Cuba than has hitherto been pub- i lished. The first part of the reply is a . government has steadfastly refrained both under this and the former admin- surance ;hat Spain is animated by the istration from expressing one word of j samc friendly feeling as expressed on with stru"«linc Cuba. with strolling ua | Africaa company was qnestloned con- I cerning the report and he expressed the ( j opinion that ther« is co truth in the j stories circulated. Tribesmen Attnck the British. Simla, Nov. 3.—The insurgent tribesmen in Maiden valley were very active all yesterday. They made fierce attacUs upon the British pickets, reconnoitering parties and transport detachments. Two British officers were wounded, six Se- poys killed and thirteen Sepoys wounded. INFERNAL MACHINE BY MAIL. Wisconsin Doctor Gets a Package Filled with Deadly Explosives. JIayville, Wis.. Nov. 3. — Dr. Bach Fluber, of this city, received through the mails Monday morning a package which upon inspection proved to be an infernal machine. It consisted of a wooden box with a sliding cover about twelve inches in length, three inches in width, and three inches in height. The cover was lined on tljj inside with a strip of sandpaper at me front, and on the inside of the box a row cf matches with the heads upward and touching the sandpaper were attached by means of adhesive plaster so that by sliding the cover they would ignite. Next to these was a quantity of gunpowder and cotton, the balance of the space being filled by a tin can filled to the brim with dynamite, into which had been inserted a dynamite cap. T-.p- on unwrapping the package Dr. Beach Huber luckily noticed several grains oj escaped from the -PATENTS- American and Canadian Patents promptly obtained, Patent, Mechanical an* Perspective Drawings prepared, Inventions Developed. B B. QORDON. prosperity was due to the foreign demand for cur bread stuffs. Tbe increase in the price of wheat caused by tbe shortage of crops abroad brought more money than usual to the west. A pruininent miller of this city said last night that were it ootforthe foreign demand, wheat would not now be selling for more than 40 cents per bushel . Bad for the Administration. . The McKinley administration met with severe reproof at Tuesday's elections. Hanna's defeat is a crusher. Hanna claimed to be the heart and goul of the McKinley administration. Hanna demanded a re-election to the •enate chai he might uphold the administration and guide it into sunny, flowery paths. If, as seems probable, Hanna has been waylaid and put to sleep beneath an avalanche of snow white ballots, -who will rise up to guide McKinley - through the devious paths of currency reform? Who will now lead the forlorn hosts of "sound money?" Banna has been called McKinley's right arm. Who will make the sacrifice and become an artificial limb? But all the sorrows of the Me- Kiniey administration are not confined to tbe dead in Ohio. Boss Platt, wnose leadership in New York was approved by the administration, Las been overwhelmingly defeated. Boss Platt was known as McKinley's left arm, and it was all powerful with the corporations Its hand was ever open for campaign contributions. It was a sorry day for degenerate Republicanism when two Of its Idealistic statesmen, Hanna and Platt, fell outside the breast works, numbered with the dead. presidents, Cleveland and McKinley, have stood for Spain against the sympathies of the whole American people. President McKinley has done this, although it is shrewdly suspected that hia own private sympathies are with the revolutionists of the beautiful island. Even the governments of Europe, with their jaundiced eyes toward everything American, acknowledge this. In an interview with a correspondent of the Philadelphia Times an influential diplomat whose name is not given did not hesitate to say: The opinion is unanimous in the diplomatic corps that ex-President Cleveland »nd President McKinley have done more to preserv* peace and to prerent filibustering, agavnst public clamor, thi.a any monarch would hava done. Tour presidents are more independent of clamor than are any sovereigns in International affairs. The gentlemen who occupy jplomatic positions here have been surprised iat ex-President Cleveland and President Mc- inley should resist public opinion and con- ressional fulrninaiions as they have done. Take Great Britain, for example. If the par- ament should pass resolutions expressive of ublic sentiment; in a matter of international moment in which all of the British people •ere interested, the queen would feel it in- umbent upon her to convey to the friendly ation an expression of the opinion of her sub- ects. uut your presidents have striven to naintam friendly relations with Spain even t the risk of personal unpopularity. Yon can also say that members of the diplo I same irjeuuij iccnnt, t.-> ^..,~ -- powler which had . Two : behalf of the United States. The second j TCO r.den box into the wrapper, and Tbe Sew York Election. Democrats in tbe west will not fee greatly rejoiced over the Democratic Tictory in the stale ot New York For many years the Ne-v York Democracy has dominated toe party Until 1896 it had dictated the part) platform and named the party's can didate. When In 1896 the part; named that brave champion of th people's rights, William Jennlng Bryan, and proclaimed a.declaratlo of principles that sent a thrtl through the heart oeats of-humanity the rich Democrats of New York.th erstwhile leaders of the party.turne their backs upon tbe young Lochln Tar of the west and joined with th corporations and the gold conspl ators to defeat the brave Democrac of the west and south, which ha loyally supported Seymour, Tllden and Cleveland. The New York Democracy cannot for years to come dictate the policy of the Democratic party or name its candidate. The leaders of the New York Democracy are too closely allied with the corporations and ioo strongly under the influence of Wail street and London, to be servicable to the Democracy of the Union. The Democratic patty must stand part of the reply goes into elabcrate details concerning the various filibustering expeditions. Spain, in concluding that portion of her reply to the United States, expresses the hope that this phase of the situation will be changed and that the United States will try to "prevent further violations of international law." Reply to the Offer of Mediation. Replying to the offer of mediation made by the United States Spain says she hopes the United States will act "loyally and correctly in helping Spain to pacify Cuba, especially in view of the fact that such an extended form of autonomist government is about to be sincerely- granted." The general feeling here is more hopeful of a peaceful outcome of the situation, especially since Marshal Blanco's arrival at Havana, as it is believed his presence will greatly further the solving of the Cuban problem. At the same time it is pointed out that the submission of the insurgents cannot be expected, "unless they are entirely abandoned by the United States." Spain'* AllRetl Purchase of Warships. London, Nov. 3.—In well-informed circles here it is not believed that Spain has signed the contracts referred to in The Daily Chronicle as having been concluded la=t week with an important firm of British shipbuilders, by which Spain acquires some cruisers armed with quick-firing guns which the firm had nearly completed for another government." It is known that the Spanish government recently endeavored to pur- Youcan also say thnt memuers or inn aipiu- c-rnme'nt recently enueitvuiru ^ ^"' uatic corps are fully advised of the fact that I rhase warships from the British' ship- our government has done its utmost to pre- . ... ,___. *,_„ -..-.^.^jo^i^^e -r^npri nn ent aiibusrerinc expeditions. The attitude Spain t Spain in this alleged note cannot be BUS- ained. From roy knowledge of the views of iplomats here, I can assure you that Spain vill not have the sympathy of any European overnment except thaS of Austria in her al- gation that your government baa not done ts duty. The wreck of the New York Central train on the Hudson river shore near the village of Garrisons may be pronounced the most mysterious that has ccurred in railroad history in America. | ev Several theories have been advanced as o its cause. One is that the retaining vail which supported the roadbed was underuiinBd by the drainage from the hills and the constant wash of the tides and that it suddenly collapsed under he weight of the train. Certainly the roadbed was left completely wrecked at that point when the engine went over nto the river. Again, there may have >een a sudden break in some of the wheels, axles or other machinery of the 'orward part of the train. Even if such weak were found, however, there could be no ascertaining whether it occurred Before or after the accident. Another theory is that dynamite was placed on the track and its explosion caused the frightful wreck which killed 20 people. This seems not possible. The New York Central road is considered one of the safest, most careful in America, which renders the occurrence still more strange. The affairs of the Union Pacific railway seem to the average mind to be involved in inextricable confusion and to have neither head nor tail, but is that what certain persons want? The sale was first ordered for Nov. 2 for the main line. Then it was postponed to Dec. 15. At once the reorganization committee, one of whose chief members J. Pierpout Morgan "of New York, raised its former bid by $8,000,000, making the price it was willing to give for the main line $58,000,000. This sum President McKinley considered sufficient to cover the government's claim and announced that the sale would proceed Nov. 2, as at first arranged. There is, however, still a debt of $13,000,000 due on tbe branch line known as the Kansas Pacific, of little value apart from the Union Pacific. This branch Hue, debt and all, remains on the government's hands. The new secretary general of Cuba, Dr. Jose Congosto, knows Americans well, having been consul of Spain at Philadelphia for the past 12 years. Dr. Congosto confesses that the pacification of Cuba is a difficult task "at this stage," but he does hope, does Congosto, that a policy of mildness on the part of Spain will yet bring the island back to the mother country. But when and builders, but the negotiations failed on account of Spain's inability to pay cash, and it was understood that her agents then began looking for bargains in warships which other countries were build- irg. Seme'of those countries are build- ire ships in England, among them being Chile, and it is supposed the government of that republic is willing to transfer to Spain three cruisers—the O'Higgins. tha Ksmoralda ar.d the Ministro Zentino— which have been practically completed bv' the Armstrongs. The latter, how- is orjy. ^willing. to s e " tne {hrce Tuisers to Spain for cash. Some Tornedo Ro:its in "Hoc." The Thompsons finished six torpeds boat destroyers for Spain a year ago. The firm delivered two of the boats, and is holding the others under the pretext of finishing them, but the general supposition is that the Thompsons are really holding the destroyers for payment. One of the foremost financiers of this country asserts that Spain i? unable to raise more money abroad and it is not thought likely that she can procure warships on the promise of paying for them by money. She may raise money later on by internal loans. Ahibbssaflor White on Cuba. Vienna, Nov. 3.—The Tageblatt publishes a report of an interview with the United States ambassador to Germany. Andrew D. White, on the subject of Cuba, in which White is quoted as saying that the Americans do not de?ire the annexation of Cuba, but that humanity and commercial interests will compel them to intervene. The r^ca 1 ! of General Weyler. White is said to have continued, has made a favorable impression in the United States, "where Premier Sagasta has many sympathizers." DEATH OF A BXAVE SOLD IKK. Hero of the Defense of Kork<-'s Drift Jnins the Great, Majority. London, Nov. 3.—John House Meriott Chard, V. C., the hero of the farncu? defense of Rorke's Drift, South Africa. in January. 1S97, died at Taunton Monday evening. Colonel Chard was bon. in 1847 and obtained his commiFsion in the Royal Engineers in 1S6S. As a lieutenant he went to Natal early in January, 1879, and on Jan. 22 was left i:i charge of the commissariat post at Rorke'3 Drift, with eighty men of th; Eightieth regiment of infantry. Sss'.r.s that an attack upon the post was imminent Lieutenant Chard caused a barricade to be hastily thrown up. the s sl- aters using the commissariat ?tore= fc: this purpose, and building the br-;nr: works partly under fire. Soon after dark the post was attacked by abcv.i 3,000 Zulus and the fighting lasted th- greater part of the night. Six times the Zulus succeeded in fr-r^- ing their way inside the barricade, 'vit they were each time driven out at th- polnt of the bayonet. At dawn the next day the post was relieved by a British force, and 351 dead Zulus were count'". near the barricade, while the r.urn.->•?: killed after that attack was esTirr.at-2 to be about 1,000. It was generally admitted at the time that the dei?--~ r,r Rorke'a Drift was the means of ?av:r-~ Grevron and He'.pmakar. as well c.; securing time for bringing about a retreat for tne main column. ^ cape from a frightful death. Wax a Costly Joke to the Jokers. Springfield, 1113., Nov. 3.—Governor Tanner read the. story of the Halloween performances at the Kankakee hospital Saturday night, his attention beingcalied to the matter by Secretary Wines, of the state board o.f charities. He gave instructions to Dr. Wines to order the discharge of those concerned in the affair. Secretary Wines said: "There is nothing o do in this case but to discharge every me concerned in the affair. Of course, t was all a joke, but the~ state cannot afford to have this sort of joking going on In Its hospitals." He Can Sfow Think It Over. Oshkosh, Wis., Nov. 3.—August Burgman, who reported to the police Monday night that he had been held up on the road to Omro by three men and robbed of $315, has since confessed, after a close questioning, that his story was pure fiction. The police worked on the case some time. Burg-man was sentenced to the workhouse for sixty days to think it over. Eckels To Ce a Hank President. Chicago, Nov. 3.—The Chronicle says today: "James H. Eckelf, comptroller of the currency for the United States, has been elected president of the Commercial National bank, one of the largest banking institutions in the city. Eckels enters upon his new duties Jan. 1. 1S9S." Gov. Mount Appoints a Jud^e. Indianapolis, Nov. 3.—Samuel G. Stimson, of Terre Haute, has been appointed judge of the superior court of Vigo county by Governor Mount. The new judge succeeds David M. Henry, who has been appointed internal revenue collector for the Terre Plaute district. One Thousand "Dry" Majority. Decatur. Ills., Nov. 3.—Local option gained a signal victory in the special election in Van Buren county Monday The majority in favor of no saloons will reach 1.C30. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. I have used Piso's Cure for Consumption, and can recommend it above all others for Coughs and Colds. It is selling like hot cakes. GUSTAV FALK, Druggist, Winton Place, Ohio.. August 31, 1897. Logan sport ™° Wabash Valley Gas Company. Natural and Artificial Gas, All Gas Bills are due the 1st of each month and must be paid on or before the tenth. -^ £m J^TGlAlWl »»f«v . - j«"» ~j m--,-™-, ._ j for and champion the rights ol the j -where in history was a Spaniard fawwn ' * "- -' plain people ol the United States. It must fight corporation greed. It must destroy the trusts that are eating up the substance of the people. It must proTlde means to check the concentration of wealth. It must maintain the purity of the ballot «nd m**e coercion and intimidation to exercise a policy of mildness? When we look back over the action* of our past lives, it is eminent consolation to oooclnde that a considerable proportion of them was prompted by temporary insanity. _^_ Cecil KhoJes Reported D«»<1. Xov. 3.—The gravest ruraor? were in circulation, yesterday or. the stock exchange respecting the health of Cecil Rhodes, the South African mas- ia.te, former premier cf Capt Colony ac<! director of the British Chaptered South African company. It was reported that Rhodes was dead and South African securities were flat in consequence. Tbe •ecretary of the British Charter'Sl South Miss Frances E. Willard was re-elected president of the National \V. C. T. TJ. The public debt increased $S,441,1SS during October, and is now $1,020,563,901. A strawboard trust, controlling every plant in the United States, has been formed. Seven people were hilled and fifty-four were hurt by Chicago trolley cars during the month of October. The Janesville, Wis., street car lines may discontinue running. The cars only earn or. an average about $2 per day. William F. Brown died at Newcastle, Pa., Monday night from injuries received in a foot ball game three years ago. The prospects for crops in Argentina are splendid, and there is every indication that the yield of wheat will be very large. Mrs. E. L. Hubard, Of Mondovi. Wis., found one of her twin boys dead in the bed be.side her when she awoke in the morning. James H. Jordan, postmaster at Denver, died from an overdose of morphine pills, which he had taken, supposing them to be cathartic pills. The Illinois supreme court has decided that physicians are compelled to give expert testimony in court without other compensation than regular witness fees. Mrs. Robert A. Abel], of Janesville, Wis., aged 67, tipped over a lamp in her bed room and set fire to her clothing and the carpet. She died a few hours later. General Miles has decided to refer the case of Captain L.. A. Lovering, charged with brutal treatment of a soldier at Fort Sheridan, to a general court-martial. During the progress of a fire at Philadelphia a large can of benzine exploded. Thirteen firemen were so seriously burned that they had to be taken to a hospital. Green Bay, Wis.. has just received its first elevator. It is in a department store and is a great curiosity to the country people, few of whom can be induced to ride in it. Representative W. F. Brown, of the Kansas legislature, accuses national Republican comitteemen of offering him a bribe to vote against the maximum railroad bill last winter. During a temperance revival at Cedar Rapids, la., a young man who was converted confessed that he was guilty of a robbery for which another mac has been imprisoned since last fall. Governor Tanner has offered a reward ef $100 aich. for irtcrraation leading to tne arrest and delivery to the sheriff ol Jackson county of George Shepherd and John Thompson, who, it is alleged, murdered A. Beat tie at Carbondale, Bis., on Alger on Private Business. Montreal. Nov. ".—Secretary ot War Alger came into town quietly yesterday morning and went to the Windsor hotel without registering. He came :t appears to have a quiet talk with Messrs. Van Home and Shaushp.cssy. the president and vice president respectively if the Canadian Pacific railroad, tor the purpose of settling some details a.b.)ut his pulp industry at Grande Mere in which he and Warner Miller are interested. Kentucky Fead Comes to an End, Junction City. Ky.. Nov. 3.—A fatal shooting took place here yesterday afternoon in which an old feud was ended and both the participants died within a minute of each other. Some years ago J. G. Wris'nt shot J. C. Blackertv while assisting- officers to arrest him. The trouble was renewed. Wright fired on Blackerty.who returned the shots. Both iecl before the smoke of their pistol.- ad disappeared. ion to November ist to 6thJ —Via— Pennsylvania Lines. The Horse Show and F»t Stock Exhlbitkm will bo opened at Chicago during L^. • <-< November. Low rate eicurgtou ticket* »ill l»BOW Nov. 1st to Otb, both date* Inclusive, to Chicago from ticket stations on Pennsylvania. Lines: return coupons valid Sunday, "—" w An Indiana professor who tooK out a 13,500 insurance policy in 1S50 received an offer from the company twenty years ago to cash ihe policy for $2,000 or pay mm an annuity of $410. He elected to take tbe annuity, and now at the age of W years, has drawn from the company HOT* than W.eoo.' EXCURSIONS To Indianapoli Nov. 16 and 18, via Pennsylvania Lines. For I. 0. O. F. StateUfoetm&i (Grind Bft~ campment, Kov. 18th—Grand Lodge, Nov.Ktk and 18th), low rate excursion ticket* Trill to» eold to Indianapoli*, November 16th from ticket stations on Pennsylvania Unei to Indiana, and November 17th from station* «* exceeding 100 mile* from Indiampoli*. tickets valid Friday,November l»tb. Home Excursion .. The North Walk flystery BY WILL N. HARBEN A Stirring Story of a Mysteriotis Crime and the running down of the criminal. We have purchased the rights and the story will be Published In This Paper Look for It FOR November and December '97 --THR-- have authorized reduced rata to nunj pointe in the West, 8onth and Sontfc, •west. Ticket* will be «old Novejnbei; 2nd and 16th, December 7tli and 31* For particulars, call on or addrew C. II Newell Apt Lofu«p«rt, M.

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